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Friday, June 30, 2006

Getting crazy-Launching one more blog

July 1st update:
1. This month and till Aug first week I'll be very busy. New project at office and couple fo exams to write, new technologies to learn. I'll be working on weekends to keep up my hobby. But expect a little delay in my response. Please bear with me. Thanks.
2. Many people are liking the idea of advt-check blog. I'll need your email ID to send invitation if you wish to join. If your blog profile doesn't display it or If I don't know you before please mail (Refer profile for mail ID)
so that I can send invi.

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I think I'm getting mad.

Getting addicted to my passion, and going crazy over this blog stuff...

But since morning I'm wasting time reading others' blogs (and my own as well), and twelve in the night I'm in no mood to go home...As they say great things happen at midnight, an idea struck me...to create a platform to discuss various advertisements...I've to see where all these will take me...

what's there to discuss on advertisements?

Some ads are extremely creative and needs appreciation,
Some ads spread false message to the society,

Some ads do not speak truth and do not mean what they say,
Some ads have no logic and sense in them, and fail in their objective
Some ads are just a fun to watch/see
Some are misleading and have bad intentions/hidden agenda...


So why don't we discuss them all? If there can be movie reviews why not ad reviews? Every ad campaign launched involves lots of money, creativity,marketing strategy and counter strategy. I feel people may enjoy exchanging their thoughts on various commercials... Hence a new blog has been born:
http://advt-check.blogspot.com/

ಈ ಹೊಸ ಐಡಿಯಾಗೆ ಸ್ಪೂರ್ತಿ
ನೂರೆ೦ಟು ಸುಳ್ಳು ಬ್ಲಾಗ್. ಈ ಬ್ಲಾಗ್ ನಲ್ಲಿ ವಿವಿಧ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಬರುವ ಲೇಖನದಲ್ಲಿರುವ ತಪ್ಪುಗಳನ್ನ ಹುಡುಕಿ ಅವನ್ನು ಸರಿಪಡಿಸುವ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನ ಮಾಡಲಾಗುತ್ತದೆ. (ರವಿ ಬೆಳೆಗೆರೆ ಪ್ರಕಾರ ಈ ಬ್ಗಾಗ್ ನ ಹೆಸರಿಗೆ ಸ್ಪೂರ್ತಿ ವಿಜಯ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದಲ್ಲಿ ವಿಶ್ವೇಶ್ವರ ಭಟ್ಟರ "ನೂರೆ೦ಟು ಮಾತು" ಅ೦ಕಣ ) ಅದೇ ರೀತಿ ನಾನು ಜಾಹೀರಾತುಗಯ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಏಕೆ ಬರೆಯಬಾರದು ಎನ್ನಿಸಿತು.

I may not be able to handle this alone. I aim to create a team of fellow bloggers who wish join me in discussing different commercials. As a team member you'll be able to post at the above blog. You can take any ad you like and analyse it w.r.t parameters like creativity, truthfulness etc.

What say people? Those interested please mail/comment. I'll send invite.

Other than that, I've added couple of enhancements to my blog:

Now you can submit your email ID, and whenever I post a new post, you'll automatically get the entire post by email. I need not alert you and you need not visit my blog...Just read the content from your mailbox.

A digital clock, Google Adsense and a site visit counter have been added. It was my friend raveesh's (
raveeshkumar.com/ ) idea to add a visitor counter to blog. he asked how to add it, and while exploring that came across few more free tools on internet...Making use of that...

One of my friends asked this (it was yesterday, to be precise ) morning by mail: How do you manage to write such a long posts?

Its a passion for me. Since I enjoy creative writing, as long as I have something in mind and a medium to express that, I can go on telling that. Time and length don't bother me in this one aspect.

ಈ ಕೆಳಗಿನ ಬ್ಲಾಗ್ ಗಳನ್ನ ಅನುಕೂಲವಾದಾಗ ಓದಿ. ಚೆನ್ನಾಗಿವೆ...

http://kannadablogs.blogspot.com/

http://sampada.net/

Came across one more interesting blog:
http://nychthemeron.blogspot.com/
I don't know the owner of this blog, but found that her writings and thoughts were interesting to read. She seems to have a huge reader base and fanfare...Taking some liberty and giving publicity to that blog. Hope no one complains.

There're so many bloggers around and everyone have something to say...

ನನ್ನ Rejection Handling ಬರಹದ ಕನ್ನಡ ಅನುವಾದ ಪ್ರಕಟಿಸೋಣ ಎ೦ದು ಹೊರಟೆ. ಯಾಕೋ ಬೇರೆ ಆಲೋಚನೆಗಳು ಬ೦ದು ಆ ವಿಚಾರ ಮೂಲೆಗು೦ಪಾಯಿತು. ಆಗಾಗ ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲೂ ಬರೆಯಬೇಕು ಎ೦ದು ಮನಸ್ಸು ಹಾತೊರೆಯುತ್ತದೆ ಆದರೆ ಟೈಪಿಸಲು ಕುಳಿತರೆ ಆಲಸ್ಯ... ಏನಾದರೂ ಮಾಡಬೇಕು...


1:32 in the morning... Too much of blogging. Have some work to finish and then, if possible, go home. Friend and cousin Sandesh (
http://kannadigaa.blogspot.com/ ) has sent couple of dozen forwards, have to look into them too...

Salary Day people...enjoy and have a great weekend. And happy New Month...(Six months of new year already lost...)




your's
Nidhi.
Note: Non Kannada people request to ignore the special character you're seeing above...



June 2007 Update: That new blog stands somewhat abandoned, as I'm finding it difficult to focus on two two blogs. I was expecting some posts from team members but appears they are also busy. I've manages a PR of 3 for this blog wish I could achieve something similar to advt-check as well..

11 comments :

Virtuous Enterprise said...

Dear Ms.Shrinidhi,
I have been planning to visit your Blog since I read last week's Business Line.Today I am pleasantly surprised to see your Ad-Venture in Blogsphere.I think it is a great idea to have an Ad-Review on the lines of Book Review.
In addition to whatever you said in your posting it is necessary even from the point of view of the role it plays in mirroring the culture of the society.
It would obviously help the students and practioners of Management in understanding the nuances of this area of Management Practice.I am sure it would also help the Advertising fraternity to have an objective feedfack of their work without actually paying for that.
I would obviously be interested in joining your Team if you dont have any objection in taking Professor of a B-School into your Team.
I wish you all the Best!
S.Gnana Haran.

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Dear Gnana Haran,

I'll be glad to have you on board.
Please send your mailID to enidhi@gmail.com and I'll send invite.

Regards,
Nidhi

Shruthi said...

eNidhi is a nice name :))
Thank you for the nice words about me..And no, I am not complaining! glad you liked my writing! Btw, which site refered you to me?
The advertisement blog is a wonderful idea. I, sometimes enjoy watching ads more than the main programme! ;)
I don't think I have enough time to actually become a member to post on that blog, but if ever the situation changes, I will let you know. But I will read it regularly for sure!

Shrinidhi Hande said...

HI Shruthi,

Thanks for your words.

I got link to your blog from sandesh karanth.

Anytime you feel like and free, you're welcome onboard for advt-check blog.

Keep writing.
Best wishes.

Sandesh said...

Hey Nidhi!

Your doin a good job bloggin!

Check out my blog for my mindset now! Can't really make time to blog creatively! Will try posting something on that ad blog!

Sanjaya said...

Shrinidhi,

I just now read about your Ad-Watch project. That's an excellent idea. I am glad that my blog was an inspiration and thanks for mentioning it.

I will definitely be reading it on a regular basis and hopefully even contribute a thing or two once in a while.

..
"Sanjaya"

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks Sandesh and Sanjaya,

As mentioned in the update I am unable to run two two blogs in parallel. Hope I'll soon be able to do that.

Shrinidhi Hande said...

@ Sandesh: You can take your time to recover

@Sanjaya: Will be glad if you can contribute...

Anonymous said...

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ಹಾಗೆ ಕನ್ನಡ ಹುಡುಕೋಕೆ ಇದೆ: http://www.kannadasearch.com !

Anonymous said...

awesome blog, do you have twitter or facebook? i will bookmark this page thanks. jasmin holzbauer

funny sms said...

We are waiting for another one Nidhi